Malware

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Malware
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Google Safebrowsing Wrongly Blocked Bitly Links on Firefox and Chrome

It seems like Google’s Safebrowsing features has caused quite a bit of problems for URL shortening service Bitly and its users. The feature, which is used by browsers such as Google’s own Chrome and even Firefox, highlighted Bitly’s URLs as malware-ridden ... [Published Softpedia - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 12 reports

Trying to Avoid Backoff Malware? Good Luck | News & Opinion

Malware remains a popular modus operandi for hackers, many of whom are using the Backoff model to infiltrate some of your favorite retailers. Target[1] and Home Depot are two of the larger Backoff-related breaches of late, but Dairy Queen, Kmart, Jimmy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 10 reports

Now Ebola Has Become A Threat To Cyber Security Too

Hackers are taking advantage of widespread interest in the Ebola virus in order to attack computer users by installing malware via an email attachment.The email is allegedly sent by the World Health Organization, and at first glance is very convincing. ... [Published Value Walk - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 6 reports

There’s a chance your Windows computer is being hacked right now

Image Source: The Miller GroupTake a closer look at your current Windows machine. It might be one of the millions of PCs that could be hacked right now and you might not even know anything is happening. At least, that’s what two different reports say, ... [Published BGR - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 6 reports

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12086: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 24, 2014

Entities: Malware, Threat
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

Man arrested in Portsmouth on suspicion of cyber attacks on UK ATMs using Tyupkin malware

A man has been arrested in Portsmouth on suspicion of masterminding a £1.6m "cyber attack" on cash machines across the country.Allegedly part of an organised gang from Eastern Europe, the group targeted cash machines in Brighton, London and Liverpool ... [Published Computing.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Hacker malware soars before holidays

Going into the holiday season, hackers are ramping up their efforts to attack retailers and other businesses with point-of-sale malware. That's the least of it BackOff infections increased 57 percent in August and 27 percent in September, according to ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

Sednit Malware Used In Operation Pawn Storm Cyber Espionage Campaign

Cyber espionage activity has become a common thing these days but the way the threat actors run the attacks is still quite interesting, especially in the case of those that have been in the business for almost a decade.Security researchers at Trend Micro ... [Published Softpedia - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Manipulating WordPress Plugin Functions to Inject Malware

Most authors of website malware usually rely on the same tricks making it easy for malware researchers to spot obfuscated code, random files that don’t belong, and malicious lines injected at the top of a file. However, it can become difficult when the ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Malware, WordPress
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 7 reports

Ebola fears used by hackers

A piece of malware sent via email spam is masquerading as an informative message from the World Health Organization on how to protect yourself against Ebola, according to cybersecurity firm Trustwave. The email, which Trustwave says is part of a spam ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information

Cyber Security news WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.Targeted malware attacks, mainly against Android phones have increased tenfold with ... [Published Biz Community - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola advice emails from 'World Health Organization' are malware spam

If you’ve got an email in your inbox from the World Health Organization offering “information and prevention” tips about Ebola, don’t click on its attachment – you’re likely to end up with a nasty digital infection.Cybercriminals are using the current ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

...spam messages are links to ads and pharmacy sites, and come under subject lines like "You won’t believe what Obamacare & Ebola have in common" or "First GMOGMO foods, now Ebola. What Obama doesn’t want you to know." However, those that attempt to look like they are coming from a government organization or WHO are especially dangerous and should be deleted promptly...
...are seeing a rapid spread of infected devices since the 19th of October, which we believe to be the original outbreak date ," the blog post states. " During this short period, we have detected several hundred phones that exhibit signs of infection, across multiple US carriers. In addition to this, other mobile operators worldwide—predominantly in the Middlethe Middle East, have been affected by this malware. "
"Bit.ly is the only domain experiencing this issue. Branded Short Domains and rest of the business are not impacted" the link-shortener service tweeted
...Google itself states: "Site [Bit.ly] is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer."

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Ebola in your inbox: email spammers using virus... [Published SlashGear - 48 mins ago]
Android's New Handy Candy [Published New Indian Express - 2 hours ago]
Two new attacks on Tor [Published Security Bloggers Network - 2 hours ago]
Google Safebrowsing Wrongly Blocked Bitly Links... [Published Softpedia - 2 hours ago]
Backoff Malware: Save your credit/Debit card da... [Published AAJ TV - 2 hours ago]
Romanian gang targeted Brighton cash machines i... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - 4 hours ago]
Koler Android Ransomware Learns to Spread via SMS [Published The Hacker News - 4 hours ago]
Google flags bit.ly links as malware [Published thestar.com.my - 4 hours ago]
Google Blacklists Bit.ly [Published Sucuri Blog - 5 hours ago]
Google Blacklists Bit.ly [Published Security Bloggers Network - 5 hours ago]
NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS MUST EVOLVE TO REMAIN... [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - 5 hours ago]
Koler Android Ransomware Learns to Spreads via SMS [Published THN : The Hacker News - 5 hours ago]
The New Reality of Mobile Solutions [Published Dell - 6 hours ago]
Chrome and Firefox flag Bit.ly links as malware [Published The Next Web - 7 hours ago]
Chrome and Firefox flag Bit.ly links as malware [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 7 hours ago]
Chrome and Firefox flag Bit.ly links as malware [Published The Next Web - 8 hours ago]
Trend Micro HijackThis 2.05 Final [Published MajorGeeks.com - 8 hours ago]
Company accused of Microsoft scam shut down by ... [Published BusinessWeek - 8 hours ago]
Experts’ fears for current generation’s knowled... [Published Silicon Republic - 8 hours ago]
New Resources to Reduce Cyber Security Risk [Published Advance for HIM - 9 hours ago]
Windows 10: New Build Arrives, Two Factor Authe... [Published ITWire - 11 hours ago]
Social engineering exploits vulnerabilities of ... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
Hacking air gapped networks by using lasers and... [Published Security Affairs - 11 hours ago]
Komando: Essential security apps for your phone... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - 12 hours ago]
New Microsoft Windows 10 Preview Updated, Deepe... [Published Inquisitr - 13 hours ago]
Source of malware problems not always what you ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - 14 hours ago]
What Your Students Really Need to Know About Di... [Published Edutopia - 17 hours ago]
Handy tips for Luddites in the 'Year of the Hack' [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
Watch Out for Ebola-Themed Email Attacks [Published NBCNews.com - 18 hours ago]
Consider better ways to back up your files [Published Seattle Times - 18 hours ago]
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Two new attacks on Tor [Published Security Bloggers Network - 2 hours ago]
Two new attacks on Tor have recently been published. One inserts malware into software updates, the other compromises bitcoin transactions. The post Two new attacks on Tor appeared first on The Privacy Blog . ...
Google Blacklists Bit.ly [Published Sucuri Blog - 5 hours ago]
If you ever shortened a URL using bit.ly or if you use it anywhere, be aware that Google recently blacklisted all bit.ly pages through its Safe Browsing program. It means that anyone using Chrome, Firefox or Safari will get a nasty The site ahead ...
Google Blacklists Bit.ly [Published Security Bloggers Network - 5 hours ago]
If you ever shortened a URL using bit.ly or if you use it anywhere, be aware that Google recently blacklisted all bit.ly pages through its Safe Browsing program. It means that anyone using Chrome, Firefox or Safari will get a nasty The site ahead contains ...
Koler Android Ransomware Learns to Spreads via SMS [Published THN : The Hacker News - 5 hours ago]
Users of Android operating system are warned of a new variant of Android malware Koler that spreads itself via text message and holds the victim’s infected mobile phone hostage until a ransom is paid.Researchers observed the Koler Android ransomware ...
Chrome and Firefox flag Bit.ly links as malware [Published The Next Web - 8 hours ago]
Having issues accessing Bit.ly links? You’re not alone. It seems many internet users are being greeted with this following message when accessing links that emanate from the popular link-shortening service. While Bit.ly links are working fine on Safari ...
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TECH PM - Videogame Console Sales Remain Strong [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - May 16 2014]
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Bit9 + Carbon Black Free Webinar: "The Need for... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 17 2014]
The Home Depot Completes Malware Elimination an... [Published Financial Services - Sep 18 2014]
Press release: Government supports UK's next ge... [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Sep 03 2014]
The UPS Store, Inc. Notifies Customers Of Poten... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 20 2014]
MRG Effitas Awards Wontok SafeCentral New Real ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 21 2014]
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